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to comment on item no. 1 please step forward and if you would line up behind mr. paulson. >> good morning budget and finance committee. look at what happened to we? i'm walking on budget puc air. i never thought i could feel so budget-free, flying away on a budget wing and a prayer. who could it be? it's the puc. and it's a business opportunity. believe it or not, i'm walking on budget air. i never thought i could feel so budget-free. flying away on a wing and a prayer, who could it be? the budget is coming back with business opportunities. thanks. >> thank you. mr. paulson. my other members of public who wish to comment? please step forward. >> good morning, committee. my name is brian phils. the chairman of the san francisco public utilities commission small affairs committee for the puc. i would like to thank you guys for having this committee meeting in order for the -- excuse me -- for this committee for the support of the legislation. alameda county and all of the contractors in alameda that i represent look forward to this passing. it will stimulate a lot of work. laborwise a
to comment? you can line up on the far wall behind mr. paulson. >> does any trail last forever? i don't know. maybe we're near the budget end, i don't know. does any gift last forever? i don't know. maybe we're going to have the end, but money's hard to hold. we're going to have it maybe and bring it on, and they will be singing songs on the trails and it's the real thing with this item gifted today. it's coke and budget. >> thank you, next speaker, please. >> good morning, thank you. i'm robert bakewell an enrichment resident who lives right next to this area of the oak woodlands and we have been working on this area for a long time and i'm also co-founder of the friends of the oak woodlands park, which is a park partner sponsored by park s alliance. we support the resolution for the acceptance of these funds and the community of support from east golden gate park neighbors are stewardship volunteers and park partnership group collaborating in the revitalization of the park. two events organized by parks alliance and recreation and park department generated over 300 days of labor i
you very much. next speaker, please. mr. lim, did you forget a key or somebody? thank you, mr. paulson. >>> looks like you're expanding moscone big size ♪ and i looked in from the inside annual budget eyes in your budget eyes in your eyes in your big budget eyes in your [speaker not understood] eyes oh, oh, oh, [speaker not understood] what a big size high-rise what a big large buy from you guys oh, my, my, it will hit the sky in your budget eyes in your eyes what a big buy i looked in from the budget inside in your budget eyes make jobs for you guys a big buy i can't hide and it's gonna come up big right ride over the years ride oh, i get so tired working so hard, want it better make it come along in your budget eyes. ♪ >> thank you, mr. paulson. i do have one more speaker card from -- i can't tell the first name, monet on the back end. if you go to the other. >>> good morning or good afternoon, supervisors. my name is [speaker not understood] and i live in district 6. and i support this. it's real good. but the thing is we're losing space. it's not too much space down there, is i
that wish to comment on items 7 and 8, please step forward. mr. paulson. >>>♪ looks like a lovely feeder bart feeder money made. you're going to take my money away when you come and take the money away standing by a feeder meter and you're going to get a glimpse of a money reader and you take my money away and how am i supposed to, if i don't have the money, give back give back give back to where my bart belongs get back, get back and they help bring the budget along budget left his home in [speaker not understood] zone and you have to have it back right knack get back, bart get back to the fast pass track get back get back you're gonna have a fast pass last ♪ i want to lastly say... ♪ you've got to have bart miles of bart and a fast pass on track and i hope your budget lasts the first [speaker not understood] bart ♪ thank you. >> thank you. any other speakers or singers? all right. seeing none, public comment is closed. colleagues, items number -- items 8 and 9 are in front of us. i think based upon the bla's recommendation regardless, we're going to have to continue this item to
are going to have more today. okay. >> thank you, mr. paulson, any other members of public wishing to speak on sing on item no. 3? seeing none, public comment is closed >> supervisor avalos. >> thank you, supervisor, i would like to thanks for your sponsorship of this ordinance and would like to put myself down as a co-sponsor. i think it's important that we approve this now, because obviously, we do not have accounted for the true cost of employee benefits, employee salaries if we have discrimination that we need to amend. and so therefore, i believe it's important that we approve this today. and make a determination for future budgets as well, how we're going to be dealing with discrimination that comes from the federal level and we can ameliorate that here from our polices. >> thank you supervisor avalos >> supervisor mar. >> thank you for testifying and the hard work, supervisor farrell, please add me as well. >> thank you very much. and i likewise want to thank all the members who came to, especially the alice b. toklas and harvey milk club. i want to thank caroline dodd, a long
. appoint me something good. >> thank you mr. paulson. any of the members of the public? >> i have been administrator for the assessment appeals board. i'm here to answer any questions. >> i apologize for not bringing you up earlier. are there any other members of the public that would like to speak? seeing none public comment is closed. (gavel) we have four applicants for four seats; helps ease the process for us. great to see four very qualified applicants. it is great to see mr. watts who has served as an alternate now apply for one of the seats of the assessment appeals board. it's a lot of work and it is important work. we appreciate the volunteer spirit in applying for these positions. >> make a motion to move mr. tham for seat 2, mr. watts for seat 5, ms. crowser for seat 8. ifmr. spertzel seat 6. gvl (gavel) >> item four. assessment appeals board. four seats, nine applicants. >> i believe several candidates are here and alberto rios has withdrawn his nomination. four seats, eight applicants. ms. lewis. >> good afternoon, i am a licensed attorney in the state of california. com
mr. paulson. public comment is closed. we have a motion to continue to the call of the chair, until applicants complete their applications. we have that motions. we will second that, i can do that without objection. (gavel)
of the treasury, mr. paulson, had. and the head of the council of economic advisors had and the people in the fed had that this was not an outlying view. there was a view as to by how much the housing market might go down which was central to all of this and there was disagreement but the notion that fraud on the part of s&p for basically agreeing with all of these people about where the economy stood and how it was going was fanciful. >> brown: several issues you've raised there but let's go to the e-mails. some of them seem quite damning, some people suggesting the ratings were being handed out improperly. let's read one: let's hope we are all wealthy and retired by the time this house of cards falters. that sounds like more than a disagreement about strategy, that sounds like -- that language "house of cards" sounds quite strong. >> sure and it was when it was first released in 2008 in front of congressional committees and as has been cited again and again. that's an angry person making an observation obviously-- obviously-- overstating it. it surely was not meant literally and to build a case
ratings agencies but based on the same view of the economy that the secretary of the treasury, mr. paulson had. and the head of the council of economic advisors had and the people in the fed had that this was not an outlying view. there was a view as to by how much the housing market might go down which was central to all of this and there was disagreement but the notion that fraud on the part of s&p for basically agreeing with all of these people about where the economy stood and how it was going was fanciful. >> brown: several issues you've raised there but let's go to the e-mails. some of them seem quite damning some people suggesting the ratings were being handed out improperly. let's read one: let's hope we are all wealthy and retired by the time this house of cards falters. that sounds like more than a disagreement about strategy, that sounds like -- that language "house of cards" sounds quite strong. >> sure and it was when it was first released in 2008 in front of congressional committees and as has been cited again and again. that's an angry person making an observation obviously-
, mr. duffy of wisconsin, mr. amash of michigan, mr. paulson of michigan, mr. hanna of new york, ms. loretta sanchez of california, mr. cummings of maryland, mr. delaney of maryland. the speaker pro tempore: the chair would entertain requests for one-minute speeches. for what purpose does the gentleman from pennsylvania rise? mr. thompson: mr. speaker, request unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. thompson: thank you, mr. speaker. in february, we celebrate national recreational therapy month. leading a healthy life means not only the absence of illness but a level of physical, cognitive, emotional, social and leisure well-being which is the reason for recreational therapy. they touch the lives of individuals facing life-changing disease and disability all across the nation. these professionals help individuals navigate these challenges, achieve healthy incomes -- outcomes and ultimately an overall better quality of life. having worked in this profession for 28 years i witnessed firsthand how th
asked secretary geithner 289 questions and secretary paulson 81 and secretary snowe 75 questions. mr. lew has met personally with more than 40 senators since being nominated for treasury secretary last month and turn questions and addressing any concerns. throughout the confirmation process mr. lew has been open and transparent, and as i hope a boat in the senate will soon show he has gained the trust and the confidence of many in this chamber. mr. lew has a long and distinguished career focused on public experience in academia and on wall street. most recently he was a white house chief of staff. he has also served as budget director of the office of management and budget in the current administration and under resident clinton where i will note he helped guide our nation through one of the greatest periods of economic growth in america's history. mr. lew has also served in u.s. department of state. he deputy secretary for management and resources. mr. lew has demonstrated time and again that he has the experience and knowledge to help get the nations economy back on track. we need
, the committee asked secretary geithner 289 questions, secretary paulson 81 and secretary snow 75 questions. mr. lew has met personally with more than 40 senators since being nominated for treasury secretary last month, answering questions and addressing any concerns. throughout the confirmation process, mr. lew has been open and transparent. and as i hope a vote here in the senate will soon show, he has gained the trust and the confidence of many in this chamber. mr. lew has a long and distinguished career focused on public service with experience in both academia and on wall street. most recently he is the white house chief of staff. he has also served as budget director for the office of management and budget in the current administration and under president clinton where i'll note he helped guide our nation through one of the greatest periods of economic growth in america's history. mr. lew has also served in the u.s. department of state as deputy secretary for management and resources. mr. lew has demonstrated time and again that he has the experience and knowledge to help get the nation's
, the committee asked secretary geithner only 289 questions. only. secretary paulson 81. secretary snowe 75 questions. throughout the confirmation process, mr. lew has been nothing but open and transparent, and i believe he has gained the trust and confidence of many in this chamber. in fact, 19 of 24 senators on the senate finance committee yesterday voted in favor of jack lew's nomination. many recognize that mr. lew is well qualified to be the nation's next treasury secretary. he has demonstrated time and again that he has the knowledge and policy expertise to help get the nation's economy back on track. he's a very smart man very dedicated total public servant. if confirmed by the senate today, mr. lew has set his ear to work with all of us, all of us here in the congress to strengthen america's economy and create more jobs. that is the key: work together to create more jobs. the only way we can get past these constant budget battles is by working together, republicans and democrats in the house house and the senate. and we need to work with mr. lew and the administrative to craft more
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